Over here at FC Yahoo, we don't need Thanksgiving to give thanks for soccer. We do so every single day. For entertaining us with its salacious stories, its scandals, its endless transfer rumors and the captivating narratives of rising and falling powers. Oh, and also for when the ball is kicked around on the field for a bit.
But since it's the time of year to profess gratitude for the harvest and other things we like, we wondered who else in soccer world should be thankful – and for what.
So between sneaking some clandestine early helpings of pie, we carved up the soccer world's appreciation and doled it out to the rightful recipients.
The United States women's national team … for winning the Women's World Cup.
It had been 16 years since the Lady Yanks had added a star to the crest on their jerseys, and every successive generation since the "99ers" had lived in that long shadow. But the latest incarnation of the women's national team grew into their tournament in Canada. AustereRead More »from The most thankful people in soccer